2018 Sinquefield Cup/ Rd4

2018 Sinquefield Cup/ Rd4 Only one win Today, Fabiano Caruana defeats Hikaru Nakamura who looses for the second day in a row.. There is now a 5 way Tie for the Lead.. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar – Aronian, Levon  ½-½ So, Wesley – Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ Anand, Viswanathan – Carlsen, Magnus  ½-½… Continue reading

2018 Sinquefield Cup/ Rd3

  2018 Sinquefield Cup/ Rd3 Four Draws Today and One Win with Black.. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar – Caruana, Fabiano  ½-½ Aronian, Levon – Carlsen, Magnus   ½-½ Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime – So, Wesley ½-½ Karjakin, Sergey – Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ Nakamura, Hikaru – Grischuk, Alexander 0-1 Alexander Grischuk  joins the leaders with a… Continue reading

2018 Sinquefield Cup/ Rd2

2018 Sinquefield Cup/ Rd2   Round 2 Results Carlsen, Magnus- Karjakin, Sergey 1-0 Caruana, Fabiano – Aronian, Levon ½-½ So, Wesley – Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ Anand, Viswanathan – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ Grischuk, Alexander – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ Classic Carlsen wins an 88 move grinder against Sergey Karjakin known as the… Continue reading

Sinquefield Cup 2017 / Round 9 / Final

  by National Life Master Loal Davis   Maxime Vachier-Lagrave   The French National Champion, Vachier-Lagrave wins the Sinquefield Cup 2017.  He nets a clear first in a heavy/competitive field of players.  He finished with 6 points a half point ahead of the field – whatever works – and both… Continue reading

Sinquefield Cup 2017 / Round 8

  by National Life Master Loal Davis   Sergey Karjakin   One decisive game today but nothing changes at the top.  It is still a three way tie first place between Anand, Vachier-Lagrave, and Aronian.  There is ONE round to go.   Karjakin (World Champion Candidate) milked a Giuoco Pianissimo for… Continue reading

Sinquefield Cup 2017 / Round 7

  by National Life Master Loal Davis   Viswanathan Anand   It is now a three way tie (Vachier-Lagrave / Anand / Aronian) for first place (see score table below) and two more rounds to go.   Sinquefield Cup 2017 Round “7” White “Anand, Viswanathan (IND)” Black “Nepomniachtchi, Ian (RUS)”… Continue reading